Participant

Participant Info

First Name*
Tânia
Middle Initials
Last Name*
Rocha
Role in the Network*
WG-member
Picture*
Scientific Area
Informatics
Year of PhD Award
2014
Name of organisation*
University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Area of Work*
Disability and Rehabilitation (Assistive technology, namely using software and hardware to enable children with disabilities to participate in play and academic activities, as well to assess children´s cognitive and motor skills
Expertise Contributions*
My work focuses particularly on developing technologies suited to cases or specific groups of citizens with special needs. In recent years, our university work group has been developing technologies to assist children with intelectual, visual, auditory and motor disabilities, in education context but also in a play for the sake of play context. In this context we established partnerships with national and foreign institutions.